Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
3.51"
(89.15mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1959 1903
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
8.55"
(217.17mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1960 1903
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Ties: 1948
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
11.25"
(285.75mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1915
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
14.62"
(371.35mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
16.28"
(413.51mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
17.81"
(452.37mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Ties: 1955
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
19.77"
(502.16mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1959 1905
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
22.40"
(568.96mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1905
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
26.61"
(675.89mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
29.41"
(747.01mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
32.70"
(830.58mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011, 2019
Ties: 1934
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
36.97"
(939.04mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
57.21"
(1,453.13mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
81.61"
(2,072.89mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
121.90"
(3,096.26mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1978
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
159.81"
(4,059.17mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1960 1967
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
195.42"
(4,963.67mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
-5.69"
(-144.52mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1944 1967
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/